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Maestro
24-04-2006, 11:22
Hi all, this is my very first topic on these forums, so I might as well say 'hi' in this one as well as starting my blog-thingy here.
My name is John Thompson, I'm 27 years young and live in the Netherlands. Been painting for around 9-ish years and done 3 1500 point 40k armies, painted for GT's all 3 of which have won 'Best Painted'. Some of you might know my Emperors Children, seen here (http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v320/John_Thompson/Emperors%20Children/Compositions/).
I've also got 2 armies for WFB, but those are purely painted for playing, so nothing fancy there! Other things I've done are a couple of Storm Ghost space marines for the NE Chapter Master competition (lovely contest!) where I ended up 3rd place!

At this moment I'm painting up a Cryx battlegroup for the WarMachine game in a grey-ish colour scheme. Up until now I've only painted 3 models for it:
A Deathripper,
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v320/John_Thompson/War%20Machine/ripper.jpg

A Stalker,
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v320/John_Thompson/War%20Machine/Stalker2.jpg

and a Skarlock,
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v320/John_Thompson/War%20Machine/Skarlock3.jpg

Currently working on a converted Warwitch Deneghra of which I'll post a WIP picture tonight.. Privateer Press has some very nice models in their range and especially Cryx has some rather nicely detailed figures!

I hope you ejoy the pictures and I'll try and update regularly (but don't expect too much, I'm a slow painter on this project and I have some other painting stuff as well)

Cheers,
John T

colhodg
24-04-2006, 11:47
In short - yum. Lovely subdued scheme, didn't realise how nicely bone and steel go together and the green contrast colour stands out nicely - also like the cofrontation feel grey armour, can't wait to see other jacks - some thralls aswell? what's in the group?

Only not/sure is the brass on the skarlock.

noneedforaname
24-04-2006, 13:20
how do you do the greys you used on the warjack thingies, sorry but dont do warmachine but i thinks thats the right phrase???

Maestro
24-04-2006, 13:25
Well, I'm not too known with the game myself, but yeah, they're called Warjacks.. Although for some reason, Cryx need to call them Bonejacks or Helljacks..
The base for the grey was a mix of Codex Grey, Catachan Green and a little black (all Citadel). It was shaded with a wash of Catachan Green, Scorched Brown, black, Red Gore and a ***** load of VMC Glaze Medium. Highlights are build-up by adding Fortress Grey to the base mix up to pure Fortress Grey. All of these mixes were pre-mixed in (numberd) pots.

John T

Maestro
28-04-2006, 08:31
So, after quite a while I can only do a small update; my Warcaster, Warwitch Deneghra. Stil work in progress, ofcourse, but slowly getting there!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v320/John_Thompson/War%20Machine/Dennywip1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v320/John_Thompson/War%20Machine/Dennywip2.jpg

And now, I'm off on vakation (not that I really earned it though)..

John T